Platysoma attenuata (predator)

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Platysoma attenuata (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): Gerald J. Lenhard, Louisiana State University
Source: IPM Images

Platysoma attenuata (predator) LeConte

This species of clown beetle is a predator of Ips engraver beetles.

Synonyms:
Cylistix attenuata


Publications covering Platysoma attenuata (predator)

Journal of Entomological Science (2003) 38, 612-620
William P. Shepherd and Richard A. Goyer (2003)
Seasonal abundance, arrival and emergence patterns of predaceous hister beetles (Coleoptera: Histeridae) associated with Ips engraver beetles (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) in Louisiana

Environmental Entomology (1986) 15, 1220-1224
M.A. Riley and R.A. Goyer (1986)
Impact of beneficial insects on Ips spp. (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) bark beetles in felled loblolly and slash pines in Louisiana